P-Noy to break ground for two Mandaluyong school buildings

August 26, 2010 11:23 am 

MANILA, Aug. 25 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will be the guest of honor at groundbreaking ceremonies for two educational infrastructure projects in Mandaluyong City Thursday.

The President will lead the rites signalling the start of construction of a two storey, 24 classroom school building at the Isaac Lopez Integrated School in Barangay Vergara, Mandaluyong City at 10 a.m.

To be built at a cost of P50-million from the local government, the school building which covers an effective floor area of 1,140.00 square meters per floor level, will provide an improved and conducive venue for the students of Isaac Lopez Integrated School.

The new school building will be provided with adequate male and female comfort rooms per floor and three emergency exits along its stairwells in keeping with the city’s building code.

The President will then proceed to the nearby Rizal Technological University in Barangay Malamig to lead ground breaking ceremonies for the construction of said school’s Teacher Education and Law Center Building.

The 10-storey building with roof deck will be built at a cost of P100-million also from the local government.

The TELCB, once completed, will have a floor area of 1,093.27 sqm. per floor level and will house various facilities for the school’s Education and Law Center Department, such as: Work Station (I.T.) Rooms, Library, Multi-Media Rooms, Faculty Rooms, Accreditation Rooms, Administrative Offices and Multi-purpose Areas at the roof deck level.

Joining the President are officials from both schools led by Juanita Valle, Isaac Lopez Integrated School Principal Jose Macaballug, officer-in-charge of the Rizal Technological University and Mandaluyong City government officials led by Representative Neptali Gonzales II and Mayor Benhur Abalos.

Education Secretary Armin Luistro and Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson will also be present. (PNA)

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